Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 35 > Article 46 > Chapter 3
- animal fighting contest: means a conflict between two (2) or more animals. See Indiana Code 35-46-3-4
- animal fighting paraphernalia: means equipment used to train or condition animals for participation in an animal fighting contest. See Indiana Code 35-46-3-4.3
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
- Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- law enforcement animal: means an animal that is owned or used by a law enforcement agency for the principal purposes of:
Indiana Code 35-46-3-4.5
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
- Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
- United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5